Obama’s spokesman Bill Burton put this out this morning (via Huffington Post):
Today, John McCain put the former mayor of a town of 9,000 with zero foreign policy experience a heartbeat away from the presidency.
Obama chose Biden for his foreign policy experience because Obama himself has none. Obama almost had to pick a VP with foreign policy experience.
McCain doesn’t need to pick a VP with foreign policy experience, he has enough of his own thank you very much.
Governor Palin as Governor and as a former mayor has more executive experience than any of the other three…
For more on what Governor Palin brings to the table see Beldar’s post that links to all the posts he’s written on Governor Palin over the past months.
Fox News confirms with the McCain Campaign that the VP pick is indeed Alaska Governor Sarah Palin!
Added: Happy Birthday Senator McCain!
Happy 20th Anniversary Todd and Sarah Palin!